Desiring Middle-earth

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Desiring Middle-earth

Post by MayorOfLongview » Mon Sep 05, 2005 7:50 am

http://www.emmanuelchurch.net/resources ... ddle.shtml

Great essay on the longing associated with Tolkien's vision, using Lewis' Inconsolable Secret as a guide - of sorts.
Just read :)
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:37 am

Wow, that gave me the chills...

i have to learn the ability to articulate this to those people who think that fantasy is only about escapism!!!
[color=#ff6600][i]Workings of man crying out from the fires set aflame
By his blindness to see that the warmth of his being
Is promised for his seeing, his reaching so clearly[/i][/color]

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Post by MayorOfLongview » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:09 am

http://www.christianity.com/partner/Art ... 12,00.html

Here's part one of another essay or sermon on the subject :)
I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down.'- Bob Newhart

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